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Planned Parenthood spending $45M in key 2020 states, including Michigan

Planned Parenthood Votes and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan this week announced the launch of a $45 million program for the 2020 election in...

Bipartisan Senate report urges Trump admin to combat 2020 election interference

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report Tuesday calling on the Trump administration to take steps to combat foreign...

Susan J. Demas: Infighting, money woes could hurt 2020 progressive change...

Last year was a banner year for progressive ballot proposals in Michigan, with measures legalizing marijuana, going after gerrymandering and expanding voting rights all...

Judge strikes down key provisions of ballot petition law

Michigan Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens has struck down key parts of a GOP law that put restrictions on citizen-led ballot initiatives.  Specifically, Stephens’...

Corrected: AG opinion on ballot initiative law stands for now*

Updated and corrected on 9/27/19 to accurately reflect the stipulated order.  Judge Cynthia Stephens with the state Court of Claims on Wednesday evening signed a...

Automatic voter registration now a reality in Michigan  

Automatic voter registration has launched in Michigan. Online voter registration will be available after November 2019 elections, according to a release from Secretary of...

Last Michigan budget conference reports signed, full Legislature to vote next...

Republican-led conference committees advanced the remainder of the 2020 Fiscal Year budgets ahead toward likely votes next week in the full chambers, where they...
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Group already organizing repeal effort of 2 anti-abortion ballot proposals

Updated, 4:30 p.m., 8/28/19 As organizers of two anti-abortion ballot initiatives are gathering signatures around the state, a new group is working to put together...

2nd Republican suit filed to stop new redistricting panel

The Michigan Republican Party has followed other leading Michigan Republicans and filed suit against Democratic Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson. The suit, filed Thursday in...

SOS seeks college students for voting panel

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson this week said she's forming a Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force and is seeking 20 to 25 members. The panel...

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